General Accounting Analyst

3 days left

02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: General Accounting Analyst
Reports To: Finance Support Manager
Salary: £32-36.5k DOE
Location: City of London

Role Definition Statement
Responsible for maintaining balance sheet reconciliations, including all bank accounts and general assistance around the integrity of the month end process to help the client achieve its overall vision and Value for Money objective.

Knowledge and Expertise/What I need to know

*Good knowledge of reconciliations, issue resolution and sound control account disciplines
*Experience of operating accounting systems, preferably SUN and IPOS
*AAT/part qualified accountant
*A continuous improvement mind set
*Excellent attention to detail
*Minimum of intermediate Excel and Word skills
*Good understanding of payment types and systems
*Understanding of basic accounting concepts, such as fixed assets, prepayments etc.
*Basic understanding of payroll process preferred, but not essential
*Demonstrable flexibility of approach by providing cover for other analysts during absence

Role Responsibilities/What I need to do
*Month end ledger maintenance and journal processing
*Prepare and answer queries on journals
*Ensure accuracy and integrity of the ledger; SUN to payments system reconciliation
*All (various) reconciliations (Staff loans, FSCA debtor, etc.)
*General systems support and maintenance
*Liaise with external stakeholders, providing excellent support and accurate information on an ad hoc basis
*Ensure policies are all reviewed regularly and are correct and compliant, horizon scan for any new information which should be taken into account
*Completion of all month end journals and related activities completed to a high standard
*Engage with internal customers to develop and deliver an excellent service
*Ensure all day to day queries are dealt with professionally, in accordance with agreed the clients policy.
*Contribute positively to the wider team
*Demonstrate accountability, challenge and collaboration
*Work with Finance Governance & Controls Specialist to ensure the credit card policy is fit for purpose, identify and escalate any non-compliance

Key Process Outputs/ What I will deliver
*Import bank balances and transactions into SUN to facilitate regular bank reconciliation;
*Monthly reconciliations in line with policy and in accordance with the month-end timetable, resolving any differences to minimise aged reconciling items
*Reconcile daily cash transactions, reconcile and input into SUN
*Monthly/ ad hoc general journals in line with policy to post direct debits/ standing orders, FX revaluation, bank charges, timesheets, depreciation, bonus accrual, dilapidations, final salary pension scheme accruals, prepaid expenses, Welcome tip-back & QCB, Levy receipts.
*Provide KPIs on reconciliations, journals etc for Finance Scorecard
*Balance sheet Management Information
*Maintenance of fixed asset and prepayment registers

Adecco is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.